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After I watched this I stared at the computer for 5 mins and I was like "what the hell did I just see!?" sure it's weird and trippy but it's actually really cool, I never get bored of it. The video, song, and mgmt own!

AMAZING LYRICS, and mind blowing video

So bgat says the lyrics were depressing? Possibly becuase they do not follow comercial pop guidelines.... these lyrics, the video and song has true heart, a true message. The video its self supports the words being said with a blast of reality vs the dream world. MGMT in my mind is one of the most amazing bands to be seen in a long while, they want to be heared, and with there awesome sound and powerful lyrics, they will be heard!!

Mind bending graphics and a slightly depressing lyric

Saw this group on Muchmusic and they played their new video. Couldn't resist the computer graphics and the psychedelic colours. The lyrics are a bit of a bringdown, but the uniqueness makes it a valuable addition to my music videos.


Formed: 2002 in Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Finding an unlikely middle point between Suicide's hostile, proto-electro punk art noise and the sardonic, pop-friendly sound of the Flaming Lips, MGMT started as electroclash musical terrorists but quickly grew into an eclectic, brainy pop group with psychedelic overtones. MGMT first formed in 2002, during Ben Goldwasser and Andrew Van Wyngarden's freshman year as art students at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. The band was initially known as the Management, and its shows consisted...
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